Honorary Principal Fellow, University of Melbourne
Professor Peter Tregear is a graduate of the Universities of Cambridge and Melbourne, and a former Fellow and Lecturer in Music at Cambridge. Active internationally as a scholar and performer, he held the post of Executive Director of the Academy of Performing Arts, Monash University and more recently Professor and Head of the ANU School of Music from 2012–2015. Peter is a recipient of a number of awards, including the Charles Mackerras Conducting Scholarship, and a 'Green Room' award for 'best conductor, opera' (2008), and is the co-director and founder of The Consort of Melbourne, and iOpera. Academic interests include Weimar Republic music history, Australian music history, and contemporary musical culture. Peter has been a music correspondent for the Melbourne Review, and is currently Chair of the AMF Australia Foundation.
May 28, 2022 11:58 am UTC| Entertainment
Opera Australia has received outstanding reviews for its Melbourne season of Richard Wagners opera Lohengrin. The casting of German singer Jonas Kaufmann in the title role has been universally praised. Kaufmann...